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Focal Scala Utopia Evo

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Undisputed musicality

Unbelievable musicality, a beautiful design and easy to install, Scala Utopia Evo has retained all the qualities of the previous version which has been unanimously acclaimed by the most discerning audiophiles world wide.
The Scala V2 takes you closer to the music with enhanced emotion and listening pleasure.

Evo stands for evolution… Since 2008, when Utopia III was launched, Focal’s technological heritage has grown enormously. Therefore it was essential to integrate the most recent innovations into this exceptional collection.

The sound architecture of Utopia III has been preserved, with the constant intention of reducing harmonic distortion in the fragile mid-range register, which is so very crucial for revealing the artist’s emotions. The two loudspeakers are equipped with Focal’s latest innovations, the NIC (Neutral Inductance Circuit) and the TMD suspension (Tuned Mass Damping).

The three-way floor standing loudspeaker Scala Utopia Evo now offers bi‑amplification, just like Grande Utopia EM and Stella. Discerning music lovers will be able to fine-tune the type of sound, depending on the timbre and the power they’re looking to achieve. The best components from their generation have also found their way into the Utopia III Evo line: cables made in France, denser acoustic materials inside the subwoofer, double terminal boards and separate crossovers. New finishes with distinctive colour-ways offer many options for today’s contemporary spaces.

The 2017 edition of Utopia III Evo is an iconic line. They integrate a whole range of innovations and essential detailing, making them completely unique. They are still way ahead of any other line.

Type of loudspeaker3-way bass-reflex floorstanding loudspeaker

Haut-parleur11″ (27cm) ‘W’ wooferPower Flower 61/2″ (16.5cm) ‘W’ midrange, with TMD suspension, with NIC motor11/16″ (27mm) ‘IAL2’ pure Beryllium inverted dome tweeter

Frequency response (±3dB)27Hz – 40kHz

Low frequency point (-6dB)24Hz

Sensitivity (2.83V/1m)92dB

Nominal impedance8 Ω

Minimum impedance 3.2 Ω

Crossover frequency220 Hz / 2400 Hz

Recommended amplifier power40 – 500W

Dimensions (HxWxD)493/32×1515/32×263/8″(1247x393x670mm)

Net weight187.4lbs (85kg)

61/2″ (16.5cm) ‘W’ cone Power Flower midrange speaker driver› ‘W’ sandwich technology, laser-cut with even greater precision› TMD suspension (Tuned Mass Damper)› Power Flower magnet with NIC technology (Neutral Inductance Circuit)› Very detailed and natural mid-range free from harmonic distortion

AL2 pure beryllium inverted dome tweeter› Very wide frequency range up to 40kHz› IAL2 (Infinite Acoustic Loading): low resonance frequency at 528Hz› Definition, rapidity and transparency of the mid-range/treble

3 – 105/8″ (27cm) ‘W’ woofer› ‘W’ sandwich technology, laser-cut with even greater precision› High power handling – more punch

Extra-wide streamlined port› No air-flow noise or distortion› No dynamic compression of the bass

OPC filtering +› Adjust the level of the bass ±1dB, and treble ±1dB› Very low distortion hi-fi components› Wider cables (4mm2 wire gauge for the tweeters/midrange – 8mm2 for the bass)› 4 exclusive WBT connectors – for bi-amping/bi-wiring

Focus Time› Mechanical phase optimisation of the speaker drivers› Orientates the speaker drivers towards the listener

Gamma structure› High-density MDF panels up to 23/8″ (6cm) thick for a stable mechanical reference› Heavy anti-vibration structure optimised using vibration cartography